Charcoal Drawing: Fundamentals of the Human Portrait
Instructor: Kai Lun Qu
Have you ever wanted to master the art of the portrait? Join us at School 33 Art Center for Fundamentals of the Human Portrait, a 7 week charcoal drawing class open to all skill levels! In this course, students will learn to grasp the fundamentals of drawing the human portrait through the understanding of measurement, form, basic proportions, value, anatomy, and observation.
Each week, students will gain understanding of an individual facial feature, with the course culminating in the creation of multiple full portrait drawings in the presence of a live model. Students can expect live demos and individual feedback and guidance from the teacher throughout the course. See the weekly syllabus below.
Week 1: Structuring the Eyes
Week 2: Structuring the Nose
Week 3: Structuring the Lips
Week 4: Structuring the Ears
Week 5: Structuring the Planes of the Head
Week 6: Working from the Live Model Part 1
Week 7: Working from the Live Model Part 2
Course Meets: 7 Sessions
Dates: Saturdays, October 28 – December 16th (No Class on November 11th or 25th)
Medium: Charcoal (Students will receive a small materials list upon registration.)
Where: School 33 Art Center, 1427 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Registration Fee: $250